Category Archives: Femininity and Womanhood

I listened

You hear my story and you ask:  How could it have happened?  The answer is simple: I listened to you.  You: my friends, my family, my teachers, my coaches, my neighbors… . When you asked if the clothes made you … Continue reading

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The Letter

During the weeks leading up to the fall feast days this year, I was anxious, irritable and dreading the celebrations. Jon sensed how upset I was and tried to do all he could to help but the fact remained that, … Continue reading

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A woman’s path to freedom

In a recent interview I heard Glennon Doyle Melton say that there are two important steps to true freedom as a woman. The first: Do it without asking permission. I recently went through a series of painful events that helped … Continue reading

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Feathers in the Wind

There is an old Jewish proverb that tells of a man who went around slandering his Rabbi to all of his townspeople.  One day, realizing that what he was doing was wrong, he went to the Rabbi’s house and begged … Continue reading

Posted in Consecration, Criticism, Daybook, Femininity and Womanhood, Forgiveness, Love, Modesty, Parenting, PERSONAL, Quiverfull, Raising Children Discipline/Discipleship | 5 Comments

Link: Young Mothers Don’t Need God, They Need Help

I read a wonderful article today that I wanted to share… Desperate Housewives–No Laughing Matter: Why Young Mothers Don’t Need God, They Need Help I used to joke all the time about the Proverbs 31 woman.  I used to say, … Continue reading

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I saw the most beautiful woman today… and that woman was ME.

After having six children in less than ten years and struggling with obesity (even after losing 75lbs I’m still on the “overweight” side of the height/weight charts), it’s been a long, long time since I’ve considered myself beautiful.  I can … Continue reading

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On Romance and Love and Not Marrying My Soul Mate and an Attack on Poor Mr. Darcy

Recently, I’ve been reading several blog articles dealing with the issue of romance, specifically regarding reading romantic novels and watching romantic movies/television shows.  It’s something I’ve felt God dealing with me about for a while now, but I’ve been having … Continue reading

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